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The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

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Original title
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara
Running time
105 min.
United States United States
Errol Morris
Philip Glass
Robert Chappell, Peter Donahue
Distributed by Sony Pictures Classics
Documentary | Politics. Biography. Historical Documentaries. Cold War. Vietnam War
Synopsis / Plot
Documentary about Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, who subsequently became president of the World Bank. "Fog of War" combines an interview with McNamara discussing some of the tragedies and glories of the 20th Century, archival footage, documents, and an original score by Philip Glass.
2003: Oscar: Best Documentary
2003: National Board of Review: Best Documentary
2003: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Documentary
2003: Toronto: Best Documentary
2003: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Documentary
2003: Critics' Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Documentary Feature
2003: Chicago Film Critics Association: Best Documentary. 2 Nominations
2003: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Documentary
2003: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director / Documentary
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